Jason Thomas Wright
- BA Boston University, Astronomy & Physics (1999)
- MA, PhD, University of California, Berkeley, Astrophysics (2003, 2006)
Jason T. Wright has been an assistant professor of astronomy and astrophysics since 2009. He received his B.A. in astronomy and physics from Boston University in 1999 and his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 2006. He studies planets orbiting nearby stars, in particular long-period planets and multiplanet systems, and the proporties of their host stars, including composition, magnetic activity, and age. He teaches the First Year Seminar for undergraduates planning to major in astronomy, introductory astronomy (ASTRO 10), and a graduate course in stellar atmospheres.